San Francisco Fire Department to Fight Cancer with $25,000 Donation

06/04/2013
Founded in San Francisco in 1863, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company is kicking off the company's 150th anniversary celebration with a $25,000 gift to the San Francisco Fire Department.  The funds will support community outreach programs as well as research on the high rate of cancers among firefighters.  This marks $250,000 in funds the company has awarded to the San Francisco Fire Department since 2004, purchasing life-saving items including search and rescue tools, high-tech thermal imaging equipment and community education materials. While all firefighters are exposed to toxic environments on a regular basis, female firefighters in San Francisco are six times more likely to b...

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